Pair of Belmont Farm Stands Open Weekends This Season

Photo: Farmer Tim’s Vegetables.  A pair of farm stands – one well established and another starting this year – will be providing Belmont residents with fresh produce for the coming growing season. Belmont Acres Farm – previously Sergi’s Farm from 1947 to 2011 – is open on Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The stand is […]

Sold in Belmont: Million-Dollar Plus Colonials (and a Ranch) Return

Photo: Classic Dutch Colonial at 30 Hurd Rd.   151-153 Beech St., Triple decker (1905). Sold: $905,500. Listed at $ 899,900. Living area: 3,029 sq.-ft. 14 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 3 bath. On the market: 31 days. 33 Woodfall Rd., A grand brick ranch (1956). Sold: $1,375,000. Listed at $1,349,000. Living area: 2,623 sq.-ft. 8 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths. On the market: 56 days. 38 Cowdin Rd., Traditional Cape (1951). Sold: $771,000. Listed at $715,000. Living area: 1,535 sq.-ft. 6 rooms, […]

Town Clerk Declares Summer Special Town Meeting ‘Will Be Held’

Photo: Ellen Cushman, Belmont Town Clerk.  Belmont will have a summer Special Town Meeting before the third week in August after Town Clerk Ellen Cushman certified a citizen’s petition submitted by residents who seek to reverse a last-minute change to the $2.8 million Belmont Center Reconstruction Project. “The train is on the tracks,” said Cushman, […]

Early Summer Harvest at Belmont Farmers Market

Photo: Early in the season.  The Belmont Farmers Market is open Thursdays from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The market is located in the Belmont Center Municipal Parking Lot at the intersection of Cross Street and Channing Road At the market today, Thursday, July 9: Weekly vendors: C & C Lobster & Fish, Gaouette Farm, Mamadou’s Artisan Bakery, Dick’s Market […]

Belmont Dramatic Holding Auditions for Fall Production

Photo: Actors all! Your stage is ready, so come play the part! The Belmont Dramatic Club – second oldest continuously operating and performing community theatre group in the United States – is holding auditions for its fall 2015 production of Tom Stoppard’s “Dogg’s Hamlet, Cahoots Macbeth” (includes the “15-minute Hamlet” plus two-minute encore) on Monday and Tuesday, July 27 and […]

Cardinal Ready: BHS Field Hockey’s Habelow Commits to Louisville

Photo: AnnMarie Habelow. From the first time AnnMarie Habelow stepped onto Harris Field in the late summer of 2013, spectators could quickly tell the Belmont High School field hockey player was something special.  In the past two years, the raising junior has demonstrated a rare set of skills for an underclassman, playing as a forward in […]

Custodians, Cafeteria Workers Strike Three-Year Deal with Schools

Photo: Custodians at work. The men and women who keep Belmont’s six schools clean and tidy and help feed 4,100 students will be getting a small pay raise after the Belmont School Committee approved a three-year contract with the union representing the workers. The committee unanimously approved the memorandum of agreement with the American Federation of State, […]

Special Town Meeting Petition on Belmont Center Delivered to Town Clerk

Photo: Town Clerk Ellen Cushman counting signatures. It appears Town Meeting members will have to forego one summer night on the shore or lounging in the back yard after a group seeking to reverse a last-second change to the Belmont Center Reconstruction Project has delivered what they believe is the necessary number of signatures to Belmont’s Town Clerk  this afternoon, Tuesday, July […]

Net Metering Working Group Seeking ‘Good Enough’ Solar Incentives

Photo: (from left) Stephen Klionsky, Jake Jacoby and Tony Barnes of the working group and residents Mark Davis, Klaus Becker and Travis Franck. How much are you willing to pay for your neighbor to use solar power?  It’s that question likely at the heart of the main recommendation coming from the Temporary Net Metering Working Advisory Group after […]

A Trio of Friends’ Lemonade Stand Sells Out on the Fifth of July

Photo: Ava Sullivan, Mitra Morgan and Ariana Sullivan selling lemonade. By 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 5, the neighbors were coming back from their July 4th holiday, just about the time that sales at the lemonade stand at the corner of Fairview Avenue and Falmouth Street started picking up. Manning the operation were 14 year old […]